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CB&Q - Quincy Bay Bridge (Oldest)

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Photos scanned by the Internet Archive from "Contributions from the Museum of History & Technology; Papers 34-44 on Science & Technology" by the Museum of History & Technology

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bollman deck truss bridge over Quincy Bay on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Location
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1868; Approached replaced by DPGs 1886; Replaced 1899
Builder
- Detroit Bridge & Iron Works of Detroit, Michigan
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Bollman deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.0 ft.
Total length: 524.5 ft.
Deck width: 5.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94709, -91.41909   (decimal degrees)
39°56'50" N, 91°25'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/635052/4423081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quincy West
Inventory number
BH 64736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by Luke

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